Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 963 1175
Rank change year-on-year +107 +212 -43
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 296 195 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.79% 1.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 273 165 59
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% -

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,496 14,921 16,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.45% 8.96% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13,227 12,180 13,659
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +70 65 £42,500 +47.83% 4
North of England +38 60 £31,250 -3.85% 11
London +29 57 £32,500 -18.75% 8
South East +31 53 £35,000 +6.06% 7
East of England +33 40 £35,000 -0.71% 2
West Midlands +44 34 £35,750 +14.40% 1
North West +32 31 £29,000 -22.67% 7
East Midlands +32 31 £43,750 +63.55% 3
South West +20 21 £35,000 +18.64%
North East -14 18 £34,000 +23.64% 2
Yorkshire +35 11 £32,500 - 2
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 200 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 131 (44.26%) Windows
3 116 (39.19%) SQL
4 108 (36.49%) Active Directory
5 101 (34.12%) SQL Server
6 94 (31.76%) Microsoft Office
7 62 (20.95%) Microsoft Excel
8 53 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (16.89%) VMware
9 50 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 49 (16.55%) Windows Server
10 49 (16.55%) .NET
10 49 (16.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (14.86%) MS Exchange
12 44 (14.86%) Windows 7
13 39 (13.18%) Windows 10
14 38 (12.84%) Office 365
14 38 (12.84%) C#
15 35 (11.82%) ITIL
16 33 (11.15%) Finance
16 33 (11.15%) Project Management
16 33 (11.15%) PowerShell
16 33 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
17 31 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (10.14%) Hyper-V
18 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (9.80%) T-SQL
19 29 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.39%) IIS
4 10 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.35%) CMS
7 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.35%) nginx
7 4 (1.35%) Sitefinity
8 3 (1.01%) Apache
8 3 (1.01%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.01%) SAS
9 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 94 (31.76%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (20.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.35%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.34%) CATIA
8 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.34%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) iTrent
3 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.68%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.68%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.34%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (12.84%) Office 365
3 25 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.68%) IaaS
6 2 (0.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) npm
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.09%) DHCP
2 20 (6.76%) DNS
3 16 (5.41%) Firewall
4 14 (4.73%) LAN
4 14 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.73%) VPN
5 13 (4.39%) VoIP
5 13 (4.39%) WAN
6 11 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (3.38%) Internet
7 10 (3.38%) SAN
8 8 (2.70%) WebEx
9 7 (2.36%) WLAN
10 6 (2.03%) DAB
10 6 (2.03%) Skype
11 5 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.01%) VLAN
13 2 (0.68%) MPLS
13 2 (0.68%) NAS
13 2 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 53 (17.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (16.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (6.76%) Power BI
6 18 (6.08%) MS Access
7 15 (5.07%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (4.39%) OLAP
10 12 (4.05%) MySQL
10 12 (4.05%) QlikView
11 10 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.35%) Biml
12 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.01%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (4.39%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.05%) JIRA
3 8 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.70%) MSI
3 8 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.36%) InstallShield
5 6 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.68%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.34%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.34%) gulp
7 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.34%) jspm
7 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 33 (11.15%) Finance
2 10 (3.38%) Marketing
3 8 (2.70%) Back Office
4 7 (2.36%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Local Government
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (20.27%) Developer
2 57 (19.26%) Analyst
3 36 (12.16%) IT Support
4 29 (9.80%) Technical Support
5 19 (6.42%) Desktop Support
6 17 (5.74%) .NET Developer
6 17 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (5.74%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.07%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (4.73%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.73%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (4.39%) IT Analyst
9 13 (4.39%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.72%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.72%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.55%) .NET
2 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.42%) CSS
3 19 (6.42%) HTML
4 18 (6.08%) .NET Framework
5 13 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (4.39%) Entity Framework
6 12 (4.05%) XML
7 10 (3.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.38%) HTML5
8 8 (2.70%) Angular 2
8 8 (2.70%) ASP.NET Core
9 7 (2.36%) jQuery
10 6 (2.03%) Web Services
11 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.69%) MDX
12 4 (1.35%) React
12 4 (1.35%) REST
12 4 (1.35%) XHTML
13 3 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.03%) Equities
5 6 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.03%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.69%) iPad
6 5 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.01%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.68%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) CMDB
10 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 131 (44.26%) Windows
2 49 (16.55%) Windows Server
3 44 (14.86%) Windows 7
4 39 (13.18%) Windows 10
5 27 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.76%) Windows XP
7 16 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.39%) Linux
8 13 (4.39%) Mac OS
9 12 (4.05%) Android
9 12 (4.05%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.35%) Unix
14 2 (0.68%) CentOS
15 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (11.82%) ITIL
4 33 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (11.15%) Project Management
5 21 (7.09%) ETL
5 21 (7.09%) Scrum
6 19 (6.42%) MVC
7 18 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (5.74%) Test Automation
8 17 (5.74%) Validation
9 15 (5.07%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.73%) Change Management
10 14 (4.73%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.39%) Data Analysis
11 13 (4.39%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.39%) Use Case
12 12 (4.05%) Analytics
12 12 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 116 (39.19%) SQL
2 38 (12.84%) C#
3 33 (11.15%) PowerShell
4 29 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.41%) VBA
6 14 (4.73%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.05%) VBScript
8 10 (3.38%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.38%) VB
9 5 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.69%) Python
9 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.35%) Perl
10 4 (1.35%) PHP
10 4 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.01%) Java
12 2 (0.68%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.09%) Degree
3 14 (4.73%) MCSE
4 13 (4.39%) MCSA
5 12 (4.05%) MCP
6 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.03%) CFA
9 4 (1.35%) ISEB
10 3 (1.01%) CCNA
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.68%) MCSD
11 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.68%) PMP
11 2 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) SLA
2 9 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.03%) PMO
3 6 (2.03%) QA
4 5 (1.69%) GDPR
5 4 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.01%) P3O
7 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (36.49%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.35%) XenApp
6 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.68%) Firmware
7 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.34%) Docker
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (9.12%) SCCM
2 6 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.69%) SCOM
4 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.35%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.68%) Nagios
6 2 (0.68%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.68%) Rancher
6 2 (0.68%) SCSM
6 2 (0.68%) WMI
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.34%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 200 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.89%) VMware
3 27 (9.12%) Cisco
4 20 (6.76%) Oracle
5 18 (6.08%) Citrix
6 17 (5.74%) Google
7 14 (4.73%) Tableau
8 12 (4.05%) HP
9 9 (3.04%) Cognos
10 8 (2.70%) Apple
10 8 (2.70%) Bomgar
11 7 (2.36%) Lotus
12 6 (2.03%) Dell
13 5 (1.69%) Adobe
13 5 (1.69%) NetApp
13 5 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.69%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.35%) Peregrine
14 4 (1.35%) Remedy
14 4 (1.35%) Sage